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Crafts and Hobbies

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Crafts and Hobbies
   -Flower Arrangement
   -Modelling
   -Needlecraft
   -Woodworking

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Cabinet Designs (Woodworker Series)
1 Cabinet Designs (Woodworker Series)
London Evans Brothers Limited Paperback, stapled Good Octavo 
46 pp. Considerable wear and tear to paper covers. Foxing throughout, but no markings, annotations, etc. Binding (stapled) is solid. Undated, but early 20th century: designs include china cabinets, display cabinets, music cabinets, gramophone cabinets, wireless receiving set cabinets, smoker's cabinet, afterneoon tea cabinet, nursery cabinet, and others. Detailed scale drawings, plans, cutting lists and specific directions provided for each project. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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2 Aspden, George One Piece of Card
London B T Batsford Limited 1974 071342866X / 9780713428667 Reprint Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Derek Abbott 
First published in 1973, reprinted 1974. 95pp. Numerous b&w and colour illustrations/photos, and templates for cut-outs. An interesting and unique form of papercraft, that involves folding a single flat cut out shape into complex 3D forms. Internally in excellent condition, wraps with some minor edgewear, mostly at corners. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Jinny Beyer's Color Confidence For Quilters, Beyer, Jinny
3 Beyer, Jinny Jinny Beyer's Color Confidence For Quilters
Chicago The Quilt Digest Press 1995 0844226394 / 9780844226392 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
133 pp + colour samples, palettes. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner's inked note to title page. All else as new. "Make and use a master color palette. Use shading, deep darks, and accents. Focus your fabric choices. Recognize and use visual texture. Select colors to coordinate with specific fabrics or color schemes. Create individual color palettes for all of your projects." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Scale Model Warships, Bowen, John, editor
4 Bowen, John, editor Scale Model Warships
Greenwich Conway Maritime Press 1978 085177070X First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
191 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white line drawings, diagrams and photos throughout. "Moving from sources of information through the construction of hull, deck and superstructure, to gun mountings and deck fittings. A chapter by an expert warship modeller covers each of these general topics, followed by sections specifically concerning miniature models, powerplant and radio control, and plastic kits, concluding with a detailed bibliography. Over 120 plans and diagrams, and 150 photos carefully chosen for their reference value." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Built-In Furniture, Bradman, W.A.G
5 Bradman, W.A.G Built-In Furniture
Somerset Wessex Press 1956 Second Edition Heavy Card Good Good 12mo 
83 pp. Boards with paper wraps pasted on, flaps free (front flap price clipped). Laminate lifting from covers, some torn away. Inked note and foxing to front free endpaper.. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Line drawings, diagrams throughout. Foyles Handbooks. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Woodwork for the Garden, Including 16 Easy-to Build Projects, Bridgewater, Alan & Gill
6 Bridgewater, Alan & Gill Woodwork for the Garden, Including 16 Easy-to Build Projects
London and Sydney New Holland 2002 1859746209 / 9781859746202 First Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
128 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Internally as new. "Step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions make each project accessible for both novice and experienced DIY enthusiasts. Includes comprehensive information on cutting and preparing wood, fixing joints, and finishing and maintaining wooden structures." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Attic Dolls: The Creation and Design of Artist's Dolls (Milner Craft Series), Carroll, Linda
7 Carroll, Linda Attic Dolls: The Creation and Design of Artist's Dolls (Milner Craft Series)
Burra Creek, NSW Sally Milner Publishing 1996 1863511288 / 9781863511285 Reprint Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Quarto 
60 pp. Light wear to edges of unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. Colour illustrations throughout. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Learn to Make Postage Stamp Quilts the 21st Century Way, Causee, Linda. Introduction by Rita Weiss
8 Causee, Linda. Introduction by Rita Weiss Learn to Make Postage Stamp Quilts the 21st Century Way
San Marcos CA American School of Needlework 2001 0881959758 / 9780881959758 First Paperback Fine Quarto 
128 pp. Tiny crease to front upper corner. All else as new. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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9 Cirillo, Dexter Across Frontiers: Hispanic Crafts of New Mexico
California Chronicle Books 1998 0811817741 / 9780811817745 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
159 pp. "...traces the roots and revival of this Hispanic art movement and profiles contemporary artists and their crafts." Colour and b&w photos throughout. Wraps with small areas of light edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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10 Clements, Julia Flowers in Praise: Church Festivals and Decorations
London BT Batesford Limited 1977 0713432608 / 9780713432602 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
95 pp. Dust jacket, now protected in removable clear plastic sleeve, is not clipped. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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11 Clements, Julia My Life with Flowres
London Cassell 1993 0304342467 / 9780304342464 First Hard Cover Good + Good + Octavo 
192 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has light edgewear including wrinkling and a faint stain to upper edge of front panel. Blue cloth boards unbumped, but with a little abrasion to inside lower edge of rear cover. Faint discolouration to upper edge of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Keeping Aviary Birds in Australia, de Ross, Les
12 de Ross, Les Keeping Aviary Birds in Australia
Dee Why West Lansdowne 1977 Fourth Impression Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
96 pp. Light general and edgewear, including discolouration and short closed tears, unclipped dustjacket. Some chipping to board corners. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Colour photos and black-and-white diagrams. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Build Your Own Earth Oven: A low-cost, wood-fired, mud oven, simple sourdough bread, perfect loaves, Denzer, Kiko, with Hannah Field. Foreword by Alan Scott
13 Denzer, Kiko, with Hannah Field. Foreword by Alan Scott Build Your Own Earth Oven: A low-cost, wood-fired, mud oven, simple sourdough bread, perfect loaves
Blodgett, Oregon Hand Print Press 2007 096798467X / 9780967984674 3rd Edition Paperback Very Good Octavo 
132 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint coffee stains to upper and lower edges of text block. Stains on lower edge have spread less than half a cm into lower page margins. Otherwise, internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "I've always wanted a brick but knew I'd never be able to afford one. When I discovered your book I was thrilled -- what you teach is simple, humble, affordable and attainable!" 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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14 Dunbar, Michael Antique Woodworking Tools: A Guide to the Purchase, Restoration and Use of Old Tools for Today's Shop
London Stobart & Son 1979 0854420142 / 9780854420148 First British Hard Cover Good+ Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
192 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is price clipped and has edgewear including discolouration and chipping. A little soil to rear panel. Grey cloth boards a little worn along edges. Edges of text block a little yellowed and lightly stained. Front free endpaper lightly stained and creased. Otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with detailed black-and-white photos of old tools, often in use. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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Beginner's Guide to Embroidered Boxes, Edmonds, Janet
15 Edmonds, Janet Beginner's Guide to Embroidered Boxes
Tunbridge Wells, Kent Search Press 2002 0855329297 / 9780855329297 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
80 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; crease to back cover. Internally as new. "Detailed step-by-step photographs accompany easy-to-follow text, and a sequence of projects illustrates how to construct, decorate and complete a range of different shapes -- from rectangular boxes to pentagons and chests." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Sampler Quilt Book: Twenty Hand and Quick Machine Patchwork Techniques, Edwards, Lynne
16 Edwards, Lynne The Sampler Quilt Book: Twenty Hand and Quick Machine Patchwork Techniques
Devon David & Charles 2008 0715313088 / 9780715313084 Reprint Paperback Near Fine Quarto 
144 pp. Very Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "19 beautiful patchwork blocks, including maple leaf, grandmother's fan, tumbling blocks, rail fence, log cabin and spider's web. Project ideas from a cushion and a cot quilt to a full-sized quilt, all with step-by-step instructions that offer clear guidance every step of the way." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Newspaper Everything Book: How to make 150 useful objects from old newspaper, Eisner, Vivienne, and Adelle Weiss
17 Eisner, Vivienne, and Adelle Weiss The Newspaper Everything Book: How to make 150 useful objects from old newspaper
London Kaye & Ward 1977 0718211685 / 9780718211684 First British Paperback Very Good Quarto 
128 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "Contains 150 suggestions for making items as varied as chess sets, bookshelves, slippers. Aprons, a comb, mats, a picture frame, slippers, a beach umbrella, a wastebasket. And more." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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18 Ellen and Bert Denker The Rocking Chair Book
New York Mayflower Books Inc 1979 831774185 First Paperback Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
192 pp. General wear to wraps, including some staining, dents and wrinkles. Spine is sunned but uncreased. Dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. B/w illustrations throughout. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Australian Plants for Art and Craft: A Gardener's Handbook, Elliot, Gwen
19 Elliot, Gwen Australian Plants for Art and Craft: A Gardener's Handbook
South Yarra, Vic Hyland House 1992 0947062947 / 9780947062941 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
148 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; spine sunned; upper front corner a little bumped. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates. Black-and-white line drawings throughout. Bark pictures, plants for woodworking, fragrant oils, dyes and dyemaking, pressing flowers, weaving and basketmaking, and much more. "Develop a complete cottage industry and grow the materials for your crafts in your own backyard." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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20 Faulkner, Trevor The Thames and Hudson Manual of Direct Metal Sculpture
London Thames & Hudson 1978 0500680159 / 9780500680155 Paperback Very Good Octavo 
168 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine uncreased. Light tanning and a few faint stains to edges of text block, some scuffing to lower edge. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. With 144 illustrations, 10 in colour. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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